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Stay Awake combines elements of folk (both Western and Eastern) with epic arrangements and dramatic emotions, the latter being hallmarks of classic rock ballads. The music is meant to be intense, spacious and passionate while still being somewhat straight-forward and familiar. The album was recorded by Sub Pop legend (and more importantly to Scheidt a close personal friend), Tad Doyle at his Witch Ape Studio in Seattle, Washington.There's more info on the Thrill Jockey website, although a preview track is not yet available.
Album cover and track listing after the jump. Meanwhile, you can likely get a taste of Stay Awake on Friday night (March 23), when Scheidt opens for Michael Gira and Sir Richard Bishop at Mississippi Studios (3939 N Mississippi).